probbins at corefa.com
Mon Dec 12 13:14:25 EST 2005
Our studio is testing Suse and I use Ubuntu on an Acer laptop. I've very
pleased with Ubuntu, it is by far the easiest system to keep updated
that I've used. It's a debian based OS.
Jed Schwartz wrote:
> Thanks John,
> The only thing I did change on the system was to load up
> build H 8.0.423 -- which runs fine on the desktops in the studio
> and other than flip booking, it runs great on the laptop to-
> Yea, I think its time to consider updating to a fresh version of linux--
> Any suggestions-?
> On Dec 12, 2005, at 10:32 AM, John Coldrick wrote:
>> On Friday 09 December 2005 21:03, Jed Schwartz wrote:
>>> I don't believe this is a Houdini issue so much as a linux problem.
>>> When I try to generate a flipbook on my laptop (HP zd7000) RH9 gnome
>>> I crash out of x-windows to a command prompt. The error message is
>>> something like :
>>> "the application 'rhn-applet' lost its connection to the display:0.0;
>>> most likely the x server was shut down or you killed/destroyed the
>> Yah, that's probably just a side effect of X crashing. That's
>> not a good
>> thing, typically X crashing is driver related. Not really sure how the
>> system can suddenly become unstable without anything being changed -
>> you sure
>> you didn't install new drivers or system software? You might get
>> some clues
>> in /var/log - maybe the XFree86 log in there might give some clues.
>> Not sure about all the variables but if it comes down to it, you
>> might want
>> to consider a more recent distro of linux. RH9 is pretty dog-eared
>> and I was
>> personally never very happy with it becoming a milestone release.
>> John Coldrick www.axyzfx.com Axyz Animation
>> 416-504-0425 425 Adelaide St W
>> Toronto, ON Canada
>> jc at axyzfx.com M5V 1S4
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